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How to find handy but hidden Android features

Android's practically overflowing with options, and it's easy to lose track of some useful features along the way. Here are a few handy but hidden capabilities you probably forget to use.

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2-Minute Linux Tip: How to use the mtr command

In today’s Linux tip, we’re going to look at the mtr command and see what it can tell us about network connections. Mtr stands for “my traceroute” and displays the route that a connection to a particular system takes by providing a...

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2-Minute Linux Tip: How to terminate processes

In today’s tip, I’m going to show you how to terminate processes on Linux systems using kill, pkill and killall and show you why it makes a difference which command you choose.

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2-Minute Linux Tip: How to add and delete user accounts

In today’s Linux tip, we’re going to look at the adduser and deluser commands. As the names suggest, they are used to add and delete user accounts on Linux systems.

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2-Minute Linux Tip: Learn how to use the alias command

In today’s 2-minute tip, we’re going to look at the alias command – a tool that can save you a lot of time and trouble and maybe even a few brain cells.

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Node.js tips and tricks

In this explainer video, learn several techniques that can improve your Node development experience.

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2-Minute Linux Tip: Learn how to use the history command

In today's 2-minute Linux Tip, we look at the bash history command – a tool that shows you commands you've recently used and allows you to use them again without having to retype them.

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2-Minute Linux Tip: Learn how to use the logsave command

In today’s 2-minute Linux Tip, we’re going to look at a command that you might never have heard of. It’s called logsave, and it allows you to selectively add command output to a file.

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2-Minute Linux Tip: Learn how to use the ping command

In today’s 2-minute tip, we’re going to look at the ping command – a favorite tool for some very easy troubleshooting.

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7 keys to a successful business intelligence strategy

BI success requires more than just a strong technology platform. It takes laser focus on processes and personnel — and a business-first approach to gaining insights from data.

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3 top tips for Microsoft Word 2016

Word is the workhorse of the Microsoft Office 2016 suite, but lots of people don’t know some of its more useful features. Here are three of the best tips.

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3 top tips for Microsoft Excel 2016

Excel 2016 can be tough to use. But you don’t need to be a spreadsheet jockey to get the most out of Excel 2016. Just follow these three tips.

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10 tips for making your self-evaluation more meaningful

Whether you think your company uses the information or not, self-evaluations are a necessary device for professional development. Here’s how to make the most of the dreaded self-evaluation process.

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How to move data between your Android phone and computer

A few simple swipes, and you're on your way to accessing the files and folders on your Android phone from your PC or Apple computer. JR Raphael walks you through these easy steps.

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How to use Google's Chrome Remote Desktop

Get your desktop at your fingertips with these easy, step-by-step instructions for setting up Google's Chrome Remote Desktop.

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How to fix a hard disk in Windows using the command prompt

Computerworld Windows expert Preston Gralla walks you through the steps needed to easily repair a corrupted hard disk using the command line or PowerShell.

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Insider tips for bolstering your career with award wins

In this exclusive webcast video, IDG executives outline some insider tips for winning prestigious awards for IT innovation, security or digital leadership.

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How to get Oreo-like features on any Android phone

Don't have an Android device? With the right set of apps, you can get Oreo-like features on just about any device with this step-by-step advice from Computerworld blogger JR Raphael.

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9 hidden Android shortcuts that will save you time

Speed up your interactions with your Android phone using these easy slides and swipes, courtesy of Computerworld blogger and Android expert JR Raphael.

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Two simple ways to scan documents with Android

Watch this short video to see how easy it is to scan documents with an Android device.

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